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School Staff Evaluation & Development - Chapter Summary
Boost your knowledge of school staff evaluation and development without setting foot in a traditional classroom. By reviewing this online chapter, you can gain complete knowledge of topics like the hiring process, employee performance, terminating an employee and motivation theories. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe ways to keep up with trends in education
- Discuss the basics of cognitive development in adults
- Exhibit knowledge of adult intelligence and creativity
- Provide details about teacher professional development goals and ideas
- Explain the role human resource management plays in recruitment, hiring and staffing
- List and discuss common methods of employee discipline
If you're concerned that you won't be able to fit your review of this chapter into your busy schedule, don't worry! All lessons are available 24/7 and can be viewed using any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Choose any number of lessons to review, and visit them as many times as you'd like to boost your knowledge of school staff evaluation and development. Before the day of your test, check your knowledge by taking short lesson quizzes and a practice chapter exam.
1. How to Keep Up with Trends in Education
In this lesson, we will look at several ways teachers can stay up to date on trends in education. We will discuss topics such as attending professional development, taking a college class, joining a professional organization, among others.
2. Cognitive Development in Adults
As people age, they discover that their thought processes change. Though some cognitive abilities decrease in middle age, some increase. In this lesson, we'll look at how executive functioning and wisdom increase in middle age.
3. Adult Creativity and Intelligence: Changes with Age
Does IQ increase as we get older? Does it decrease? Does it remain the same? Explore the different ways to answer these questions and discover the roles of crystallized and fluid intelligence in this lesson.
4. Motivation Theory: Needs-Based & Behavior-Based
There are two schools of thought used to explain employee motivation in the workplace. Needs-based theory states that employees have certain needs that must be met in order to be motivated to perform. Behavior-based theory believes motivating factors influence behavior towards work.
5. Teacher Professional Development Goals
This lesson discusses the importance of having robust professional development goals and shares tips for achieving those goals. In addition, reasons for pursuing the goals mentioned below are discussed.
6. Teacher Professional Development Ideas
This lesson is designed to provide resources for teachers, future teachers, researchers, and others who want to enhance teacher professional development. Professional development is an essential way for educators to enhance critical thinking skills, gain new knowledge of the subject matter, and explore new learning tools.
7. The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees
When a company is hiring, they need to ensure that they hire the right employees. There are several different steps involved in the hiring process. This lesson explains these steps that include application forms, testing, interviewing, reference checks and health exams.
8. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing
In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.
9. What Is Employee Performance?
The success of any business is closely tied to the job performance of its employees. Learn about the management of employee performance, including training, development and appraisals.
10. Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline
Nobody likes to be disciplined at work, but sometimes it's necessary. In this lesson, you'll learn about the 'hot stove' rule. We'll also take a look at a progressive disciplinary system. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.
11. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices
Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.
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